HAMILTON (Monitoring Desk) In the second T20 match between Pakistan and New Zealand, the hosts comfortably beat the Green Shirts by 9 wickets to win the series by 0-2. Pakistan scored 163 runs in the allotted 20 overs thanks to Muhammad Hafeez’s brilliant 99-run innings in reaction to which the Kiwis obtained a 1-wicket loss target. In the second T20 match in Hamilton on Sunday, national team captain Shadab Khan won the toss and was elected to battle. He’s been dismissed for 8 runs. Abdullah Shafiq, who came after him, returned to the pavilion with a total score of 16 without a run, after which Mohammad Rizwan and Mohammad Hafeez raised the team’s score a little higher. Become the goal of the ball.
After losing 3 wickets for 33 runs, Captain Shadab Khan came to help the national team, but he too was unable to produce any meaningful performance and was dismissed for just 4 runs with a total score of 56. But then senior batter Mohammad Hafeez and Khushdal Shah battled responsibly and shared a partnership of over 50 runs and completed 100 runs for the national team. Mohammad Hafeez ended his half-century by controlling the game, but the two batsmen’s partnership broke down on a combined score of 119 runs and Khushdal Shah was caught on the boundary in an effort to taste.
Faheem Ashraf was the next player to return to the Pavilion after just 4 runs were scored. But Mohammad Hafeez started his robust batting and hit 2 fours and 6 in the last round to take the national team to 163. The over was done, though. As a result, Mohammad Hafeez was unable to complete his century with only one run.
New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee took four buckets, while James Neesham and Ash Sodhi took one bucket each. Chasing a target of 164, New Zealand began to fight responsibly, but Martin Guptill, the opener, was shot for a total of 35, during which Tim Seifert struggled fiercely and lost the wicket by one wicket. The score was increased to 100, after which Tim Seifert and Kiwi captain Ken Williamson started to play aggressively, hitting the target of 164 runs in the 20th place with 4 balls to spare. Tim Seifert scored 84 out of 63, while Ken Williamson scored 57 out of 42, and both remained undefeated.
Faheem Ashraf, alongside no Pakistani bowler, took the lone wicket to Pakistan. As a result, the host New Zealand won a set of 3 T20 matches 0+2. It can be noticed that no improvement has been made to the national team in the second match of the T20 between Pakistan and New Zealand . The Kiwis made four changes, however and Captain Ken Williamson embodied the squad, while Kyle Jameson, Tim Southee and Trent Bolt were also hosts.